Thursday March 30, 2023

EQUALS Her Digital Skills (HDS) E-Commerce Workshop in Cebu, Philippines

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The EQUALS Her Digital Skills (HDS) Workshop – sponsored by Verizon, and powered by the GSMA, W4, ITU, EQUALS and the Children of Asia successfully took place in Cebu, Philippines on 12 March 2023.

As part of the EQUALS Her Digital Skills initiative, we run hands-on educational workshops for girls with partners, where participants learn about different technologies, hear from industry leaders and gain a better understanding of careers in tech.

The feedback we received from our workshop participants was extremely positive and many found inspiration from the Verizon’s female role model professional journey sharing speech.

Workshop participants said that upon completion of the workshop, they had improved their understanding of STEAM and possible career paths within STEAM. 92.59%
Workshop participants said that having completed the workshop, they felt confident about pursuing further tech studies/a career in tech. 100%
Workshop participants said that having completed the workshop, they felt very confident about pursuing further studies/a career in tech. 88.88%
Participants who completed the workshop said they would like to pursue further tech training. 88.88%
Participants who completed the workshop said they would like to use their digital skills to work in the tech sector. 85%
Participants who improved their knowledge of tech concepts 100%
Participants who significantly improved their knowledge of tech concepts 92.60%
Participants who are interested in receiving further information about the EQUALS Badges digital skills programme. 92.60%

For more details of EQUALS Her Digital Skills initiatives, please visit https://www.equalsintech.org/her-digital-skills.

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